In a paper published today in PLOS Genetics researchers conducted a high-throughput phenotyping experiment to map genes that regulate plant height in the model bioenergy grass Setaria.
10-Jul-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Edison Agrosciences has licensed technology from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to enhance its ability to identify high-value gene candidates to improve natural rubber content in crops.
19-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have discovered a gene that influences grain yield in grasses related to food crops.
18-Apr-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
ASPB named Blake Meyers, Ph.D. as the recipient of the Charles Albert Shull Award for outstanding contributions in the field of plant biology.
12-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
It is of interest, not only because it is a staple crop in Sub-Saharan Africa, but because grain sorghum yields have been flat or declining due to the lack of sufficient investment in the development of new improved varieties. Sorghum is very...
20-Jan-2017 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
International Collaboration Receives Grant to Advance Improvements in Cassava Harvests and Nutrition for Smallholder Families in Sub-Saharan Africa
Scientists under VIRCA Plus are developing improved cassava varieties to enhance the livelihoods and health status of African farm families.
14-Dec-2016 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
The PheNode is a ‘smart’, farm-ready, solar-powered environmental sensor and phenotyping station for crops.
1-Nov-2016 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Discovery of Carbon Storage Signaling Mechanism in Algae Offers New Potential for Sustainable Biofuel Production
Algae with altered intracellular signaling have increased oil yields
19-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites